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Thinking Haiti - Special Edition of FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas

March 10, 2010

This special edition of FOCALPoint highlights the challenges facing Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the country on January 12. It draws together a diverse group of analysts, policy makers, development practitioners and diaspora representatives to offer insights into how best to help Haiti rebuild in the months and years ahead.

In this special edition on Haiti:

Obama and the Haitian earthquake | Daniel P. Erikson
Between stabilization and reconstruction: Latin America at Haiti’s side | David Morin
Haiti’s educational moment | Jeffrey Puryear and Michael Lisman
Taking direction from the grassroots | Jenny Petrow
Haiti’s other side: The diaspora’s solidarity and realism | Manuel Orozco
Building big in Haiti | Yves Savain
Aid and sustainable reconstruction in Haiti | Melina Schoenborn and Myriam Fehmiu
The Haitian diaspora: Conscience and economic engine | Kerlande Mibel

FOCALPoint is a monthly publication of the Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) that combines news and analysis about Latin America and the Caribbean. It brings innovative ideas from government, academia, civil society and the private sector centred on Canadian engagement in the hemisphere.

For more information contact:
Madeleine Blanger Dumontier
Director of Communication
Canadian Foundation for the Americas
Phone: 613-562-0005 ext.255

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